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Golden Goal: Stories of Soccer Legends


For decades, if you knew one soccer player’s name, it was Pele’s. Even if you’re extent of soccer fandom is seeing “Kicking and Screaming” that one time, you’ve heard his name. And if you’ve dug into any footage or pictures of the man himself, you’ve undoubtedly seen him performing soccer’s most legendary move: the bicycle kick. Pelé didn’t invent the move; he didn’t even score an incredible amount of bicycle kicks in his career. So how did the maneuver become so entwined with him? Flawless technique, showed off one night in 1968, and a short-lived acting career alongside Michael Cain and Sylvester Stallone.

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Golden Goal: Stories of Soccer Legends
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